derogative


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expressive of low opinion

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They are not always used as derogative terms for blacks and browns, but the point I want to make here is that they were constructed according to the discourses of mesticagem, historically manipulated by white elites in order to guarantee the maintenance of the power structures and on the expense of the physical and psychological exploitation of women of African descent.
Conscious that the derogative conceptions of African nations have evolved from "savage" to the "bottom billion," a term used by former World Bank economist Paul Collier to refer to "developing countries that are at the bottom of the global economic system," the article calls upon South Africa to establish a "deeper appreciation" of the nation's "competitive advantage in the world" by boosting the public education system, among other things.
(2) Bushmen is a derogative word which once again was invented by the white man.
As soon as I came into the room with my team he started to call me various derogative names.
Inspectors said they found that senior staff at Durham Free School had allowed a culture to develop where it was acceptable for racist words and sexually derogative and homophobic terms to be used.
Based well away from the major US cities, Green Bay is located in unfashionable Mid-Western state of Wisconsin and their fans have embraced the originally derogative nickname Cheeseheads.
It was a completely derogative character assassination on a hard-working performer and he proved what a lazy and poor journalist he is by his lack of research.
The remainder of the words is determined by sociolinguistic and psychological factors: colloquial register, substandard, and affectionate, especially derogative words, belong to the NIH words, whereas high and medium registers, standard-educated, and neutral words belong to the Hebrew integrated words.
The state-run 26 September newspaper hinted that a cluster of lawyers intend to take MBC to court on the basis of the Ramadan series 'Wi-Fi'that displayed Yemenis in a derogative way.
He called on the UAE Attorney General to make it an offence to refer to UAE citizens by a derogative nickname given to them by the brotherhood.
Changa is the feminine of chango, but it is also a derogative word used to refer to sexually promiscuous women from a lower class background.
JOE RILEY'S derogative and insulting comments on Pope Benedict are beyond contempt.
I was in London last week, chatting with someone in the fashion industry who made a couple of fairly derogative comments about Birmingham.
Antione Castagnary discussed the orient in derogative terms, declared Orientalism "dead", and unknowingly introduced the term Orientalism as "defining a tendency in art in a pejorative sense, isolating and decrying what he considered a negative development" (Benjamin 2003: 24).
Nadasdy, in contrast, uses "noszemely" (a moderately derogative form of female) and "bugyiban" (19; "in knickers"), fulfilling the "horizon of expectations of the spectator" which is "not only cultural, theatrical and performative; it is also linguistic" with clarity as a priority.